2010 Barbera d'Asti La Crena Vietti

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Average critic rating : 90.0 points



The 2010 Barbera d’Asti Superiore Nizza La Crena delivers a dark, penetrating color with appropriately ripe aromas of plum, black fruit and even a touch of dried apricot. There’s a leathery, savory quality to the wine that gives it an austere and mysterious personality. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2018. ||If forced to inhabit a desert island that only served the wines of a single producer, I would want Luca Currado to be that supplier. He excels at everything he does from his castle perch at the heart of Castiglione Falletto. Despite the difficult 2009 season, his wines remain extraordinary. In fact, they are among the best I tasted from the vintage. Wine Advocate.June, 2013

The Vietti’s have tended vines in Piedmont for more than 150 years and are blessed with some of the region’s finest vineyard sites. Assiduous attention in the vineyards is key here and the estate was a pioneer in single-vineyard Barolo.“In short, there seems to be no end to this estate’s ambition. Frankly, I wish there were more wineries setting their sights on this level of quality.” Antonio Galloni

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